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European Open: Thiem advances to quarter-finals, plays Hurkacz next
Dominic Thiem edged out Francisco Cerundolo 6-1, 1-6, 7-5 on Thursday afternoon. He’ll play Pole Hubert Hurkacz, the top seed, in the next round
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Austrian Dominic Thiem moved into the quarter-finals of the European Open by edging out Argentinian Francisco Cerundolo, the No 6 seed, 6-1, 1-6, 7-5 at the Lotto Arena in Antwerp on Thursday afternoon.
Thiem, ranked No 132, will face Pole Hubert Hurkacz, the top seed, next.
Ahead of his victory, the Austrian won against Belgian wildcard Michael Geerts (6-4, 6-0).
Cerundolo, ranked No 28, defeated Swiss Marc-Andrea Huesler (5-7, 7-6 (3), 6-3) in the previous round.
Antwerp ATP 250, other second-round results (Lotto Arena, EUR 648.130, most recent results first):
- Manuel Guinard vs. Felix Auger-Aliassime
- David Goffin vs. Diego Schwartzman
- Sebastian Korda beat Karen Khachanov (4): 7-5, 7-6 (9)
- Hubert Hurkacz beat Jack Draper: 7-6 (5), 6-7 (5), 6-1
- Yoshihito Nishioka (8) beat Jaume Munar: 6-1, 7-6 (3)
- Richard Gasquet beat Dominic Stricker (Q): 7-6 (6), 7-5
- Daniel Evans (5) beat Constant Lestienne: 6-2, 6-1